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Gray Lace Cowl
Lion Brand® Superwash Merino Cashmere
Pattern Number: L0073

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
About 26 in. (66 cm) circumference

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

821-150 Superwash Merino Cashmere Yarn: Slate

Cool medium gray


Quantity needed: 4 Skeins
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Lion Brand Split Ring Stitch Markers
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Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
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Additional Materials
Circular knitting needle size 8 (5 mm), 16 in. (40.5 cm) long
GAUGE:
17 sts = 4 in. (10 cm) over Lace Pattern. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

STITCH EXPLANATION:
ssk (slip, slip, knit) Slip next 2 sts as if to knit, one at a time, to right needle; insert left needle into fronts of these 2 sts and knit them tog.
sk2p Slip 1 as if to knit, knit 2 together, pass slipped stitch over - 2 sts decreased.
yo A yarn over (yo) creates a new loop on your needle and is worked by wrapping the yarn around your right hand needle.

Do not use an existing stitch to make a yarn over.

The finished yarn over will leave an open space (like an eyelet) in your knitting - that is part of this design.



PATTERN STITCH
Note: If desired, place a st marker between each rep of the Lace Pattern.
Lace Pattern
Rnds 1 and 3: Knit.
Rnd 2: K1, *(yo, ssk) twice, k1, (k2tog, yo) twice, k1; rep from * around.
Rnd 4: K2, *yo, ssk, yo, sk2p, yo, k2tog, yo, k3; rep from * around to last 9 sts, yo, ssk, yo, sk2p, yo, k2tog, yo, k2.
Rep Rnds 1-4 for Lace Pattern.


INSTRUCTIONS



COWL
Cast on 131 sts.
Place marker for beg of rnd.

Join by working the first st on left hand needle with the working yarn from the right hand needle and being careful not to twist sts.
Beg with Rnd 1, work in Lace Pattern until piece measures about 14 in.

(23 cm) from beg, ending with a Rnd 1.


Bind off.



FINISHING
Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)


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